On Friday last, at Northam Churchyard, the funeral of the late William Henry Norman, of Westward Ho! took place, the service at the church and graveside being conducted by the Rev Gerald G Payne Cook (Vicar). The polished coffin, with brass fittings, bore the inscription ‘William Henry Norman, died 30th June 1918, aged 74 years’.
There was a large number of wreaths, and a large attendance. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr N Allin, of Northam.
While fishing with a rod and line from the rocks at Westward Ho! last week Mr A W Heard was successful in landing a fine salmon bass, weighing over 8½lbs.
Gazette article dated 13 July 1918